V22.0004 Computers in Principle and Practice
New York University: Fall, 2006

Assignment #5: PowerPoint & Web Design


Using Microsoft PowerPoint:

You will find these elements listed above extremely important in planning and constructing your web site since it helps you to focus on information architecture and web design, the two concepts that are crucial to building powerful web sites.

Slide Design:

    Be as creative as you wish to create a flashy and colorful presentation to design and market your web site.


You must turn in:

  1. A printout of the slide show. Be sure to staple the pages together and write your name and section number on the first page.
  2. Post your PowerPoint presentation to your web site on i5.nyu.edu. Here are the steps:
  3. 1) Save the Powerpoint presentation as an html document (Choose "save as web page" from the file menu in PowerPoint.) and call it asg5.html. Please note that PowerPoint will create an HTML file called asg5.htm and a folder with many files in it entitled asg5_files. Do not try to rename the file or folder and do not move the files around because it is important that the relative locations of the files remain the same so they will appear properly on your web site after uploading.

    2) Then use Fugu on the Mac or winscp on the PC to load up the files. Here is how you can load up all of the files in just two steps: one for the calling file asg5.html and one step for the folder containing the presentation called asg5:

  4. Update your index.html or assignments.html page and include a link to your asg5.htm file so that we can find your assignment.
  5. Finally, email the grading account for your section to tell us that your page is ready for grading. The subject of your message should be "Assignment 5 " and the body should include both your name and the HTML address in the form:
    http://i5.nyu.edu/~netid/

Optional for extra credit:

5. For 2 points of extra credit: include at least two transitions and/or special effects on every slide and animate at least one slide and then post your PowerPoint file to your i5 account. Include a link from your index.html or assignments.html to the PowerPoint file.


Part Two

Email the grading account for your section to tell us that your assignment is ready for grading. The subject of your message should be "Assignment 5 " and the body should include both your name and the HTML address/URL or your webppage in the form:

http://I5.nyu.edu/~netid/


Here are the email addresses for assignment submission for the various sections: